Blogs tagged with "look after yourself":

Rebuild Your Resilience to Recover from Burnout

Rebuild Your Resilience to Recover from Burnout

Have you ever found yourself saying, “if one more person asks me to do something I might crack”? Felt as though you are stretched so far that you fear you might snap? Had a to-do list that took on a life of its own, with each item you tick off being replaced by three or four more? All of...

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Think Less, Feel More

Think Less, Feel More

Have you ever had a time when you just knew something you were doing or thinking about doing was a bad idea, but you went ahead and did it anyway? Most of us have. Not just one time, but many times. We talk ourselves into things that we don’t want to do. We tell ourselves that we should do it...

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Sometimes the Best Thing You Can Do for Yourself Is Nothing

Sometimes the Best Thing You Can Do for Yourself Is Nothing

You know that feeling of overwhelm? Of having so much to do that you don’t know where to start? Of realising that it is June already, even though it feels like January has just started? That “there’s-too-much-to-do-and-not-enough-time-to-do-it-in-and-I-have-to-do-more-be-more-say-more-earn-more-play-more-love-more-laugh-more-exercise-more-lose-more-weight-eat-fewer-carbs-and-still-be-happy”...

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Eight Ways to Regain Control

Eight Ways to Regain Control

Local and global events have been unsettling and even alarming of late. There is so much that is unpredictable, and out of our control. Rather than allowing that which we can’t change to destabilise us, now is the time to turn our attention to what we can influence and control; our own habits, choices...

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You Are Good Enough As You Are

You Are Good Enough As You Are

I work with many clients, from a wide range of backgrounds. Almost all of them share at least some of the characteristics and limiting beliefs of adult children. One of the most common of these is the belief I like to call, “if I were better it would be better.” Growing up, children in chaotic...

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Nurture Yourself in Nature

Nurture Yourself in Nature

What is free, easily accessible and good for your health? Depending on who you are and where you live, you may be thinking: oxygen, wifi, water, sex, happiness, laughter… All of which may be true, but the answer I am looking for is: Nature. Albert Einstein (who was, as we know, a genius)...

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Don’t Spend Money You Don’t Have

So you’ve got your certification as a coach. You’ve completed your training, passed your assessments and are ready to go out and change the world and all the people who live in it. And you’re terrified. What if no-one comes? What if I don’t get enough clients? What if I never get any clients? What...

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Don’t Forget to Remember Yourself

How many times have you got into bed at night and remembered that you forgot to do something you promised yourself that morning? Many of us spend all of our waking moments thinking about others, listening to others and doing things for others. It is often only in the calm and quiet that descends when...

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Self-Sabotage or Self-Rescue?

I often witness clients beating themselves up (sometimes literally as well as figuratively) for getting in their own way.  They get really cross with themselves for wasting an opportunity, messing up an interview or not studying hard enough for an exam. “I don’t know what I keep sabotaging myself”...

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P is for….

...Peace and Quiet We lead such busy lives that often the only time we are still is when we are sleeping.  But that means that we don’t make any space for ourselves to be still and reflect – to stop and take stock.  That is how it gets to be the 1st of July without our noticing April, May and...

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D is for…

Do and Don't.   We get Do and Don't messages all through our lives.  'Do be careful.  Don't take chances. Do make plans.  Don't get ahead of yourself.' Here - I hope - are some rather more constructive and liberating ones. Don’t: Talk yourself into things you don’t want to. Talk...

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